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June 15, 2014
Laura Beard , Reinbeck Courier


JUNE 10, 2004

Reinbeck Fire Department held their annual omelet breakfast on June 7.

Dr. Selenke opens office at 421 Main on May 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Sheridan Downey will observe their 60th wedding anniversary with a card shower on June 10.

Mr. & Mrs. Fred "Bud" Keller will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a card shower. They were married June 21, 1944 in Monana.

Mr. & Mrs. Bryan Wiebensohn are parents of a son born May 24.

Benjamin Groote, 90, Ackley, formerly of Grundy Center, died June 6 at the Presbyterian Village in Ackley.


JUNE 30, 1994

Mr & Mrs. Mitch Salsburg of Des Moines are parents of a daughter born June 22.

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Darst, Cedar Falls, are parents of a daughter born June 13.

Herman Beenken, 69, Grundy Center, died June 23 at Allen Hospital

Rachel Bowen & Thomas Robinett were married May 26 at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls.

Elson Hockemeyer will celebrate his 80th birthday on July 4.


JULY 4, 1984

Kathy Elgehoff & Scott Petersen were married June 9 at the Methodist Church in Cedar Falls.

Marc McCreery, son of Mr. & Mrs. Richard McCreery of Gladbrook, has graduated from the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School in Fort Monmouth, N.J.

Mark Peterson & Barb Harms were married May 26 in Elmwood Park in Reinbeck.

Mr. & Mrs. Darwin Harms are parents of a daughter born June 26.

Mr. & Mrs. Harlan VanDeest, Holland, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on June 28.


JULY 11, 1974

Two employees of Grundy Co. Engineer's office, Greg Sanderson, 26, and Dennis Modlin, 22, narrowly escaped death when the boom they were working with came in contact with high voltage power lines. Both received severe burns.

Roger Redfearn wins weekend trip to Adventureland Park in Des Moines.

Reinbeck Community Homes gets okay for a third apartment unit.

Valerie Mitchell, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Gary Mitchell, was named 1974 Little Miss Reinbeck

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Sealman are parents of daughter.

Mr. & Mrs. Dean Snow, Reinbeck, are parents of a daughter born July 10.

Mr. & Mrs. Roger Harms are parents of a daughter born July 25.

John Harms, 67, died July 6.

Four day heat wave with temps from 95-100 range.


JULY, 1964

Alice Ingols, 74, died July 2 at Grundy Nursing Home in Grundy Center.

Wm. H. Martin, 72, Reinbeck, died July 2.

Lillian Moeller, 65, Reinbeck, died July 4 at Allen Hospital.

Nineteen hogs on the Dufel farm, north of Reinbeck, were electrocuted when they came in contact with an electrical cable that had fallen down.

Main Street widening project is now assured.

Concrete paving of Amity to Lincoln will begin in the near future.

Robert Keith, 65, St. Louis. Mo. died June 27.

Mr. & Ms. Harold Sealman, Michilteo, Wash. are parents of a daughter born July 1.

Mr. & Mrs. Robrt Emmett, Cedar Falls, are parents of a daughter born July 7.


JULY, 1954

Reinbeck Methodist Church to feed 250 Bohaman's who will be detasseling corn for Pioneer.

Kathleen A. Kinion, 17, Grundy Center, suddenly took ill on July 4 and died on July 5 of bulbar polio.

Dr. C.H. Bartruff office and Watson & Watson Barber Shop are the first two businesses to install air conditioning.


JULY, 1944

Mrs. Arlo Young, 47, died June 30 of head injuries sustained in a fall.

PFC. Lutius Shaw has been missing in action in Italy since June 3.

Delores M. Petersen, Lincoln, and George Maehrlein, Reinbeck, were married July 1,

Mr. & Mrs. Chris Stephan are parents of a son born June 30.

Mr. & Mrs. Harold Brubaker are parents of a son born June 29.

Mr. & Mrs. Roger DeWolf are parents of a daughter born July 3.

Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Wilson are parents of a son born July 4.



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